minor planet

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minor planet

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minor planet

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(Celestial Objects) another name for asteroid1
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.minor planet - any of numerous small celestial bodies that move around the sunminor planet - any of numerous small celestial bodies that move around the sun
asteroid - any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter)
celestial body, heavenly body - natural objects visible in the sky
KBO, Kuiper belt object - any of many minor planets in the Kuiper belt outside the orbit of Neptune at the edge of the solar system
solar system - the sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field
Translations
småplanet